Most of President Obama’s inaugural address was inaudible on the faulty Jumbotron at the Washington Monument, but toward the end one snippet came through clearly: “Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity.”
Farm workers and their families to travel from Florida to our nation’s Capital to support immigration reform effort
Apopka, FL – More than 100 farm workers, students and families of undocumented immigrants are headed to Capitol Hill on April 7 to lobby members of Congress to support an immigration process that includes a path to citizenship for farm workers and the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the U.S.
The delegation, including 15 farmworker members of the Farmworker Association of Florida, and comprised of farm workers, their sons and daughters and DACA recipients from around the county will be traveling from other states, including California, Washington, Oregon, New Jersey, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, Ohio and Minnesota to Washington, D.C. on April 7.
The tentative agenda for the delegation is as follows:
o April 7th – Members of the farmworker delegation arrive in D.C.
o April 8-9th– Legislative visits with members of Congress (House and Senate)
o April 10th– Joining "California Immigration Table" breakfast with over 200 Californian leaders and CA members of Congress
o April 10th– 3 pm–6pm: Alliance for Citizenship Rally at the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol